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St Vincent 2014 in Hautvillers

It was unusually cold on the 22 January, the day St Vincent is celebrated in Hautvillers. ‘La St Vincent’ gathers the whole village together to give thanks to their patron saint for the harvest that was and to pray for … Continue reading

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A quick review of Prowein 2012

Last weekend I attended Prowein in Dusseldorf. Over the past decade Prowein has developed itself into THE wine fair to attend in Europe. It attracts visitors and exhibitors from all over the world and with a lot of determination and … Continue reading

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Perfect Lisbon visit combining Niepoort 1984 Colheita and Pasteis de Belem

Today the theme for the Vendredis du Vin is “Le Vin et les Voyages” or Wine and Travel – a topic which is right up my street so I decided to write my first Vendredis du Vin post :-) I … Continue reading

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Napa Valley – part 4 of the Californian Wine Road trip

It seems a long time ago now, but the next wine region I visited on my Californian road trip was the prestigious Napa Valley. I have to admit that I did not really have much of a plan of where … Continue reading

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#Vinocamp #Lisboa – perfect pairing of wine, social media and the Portuguese good life!

The last weekend of May I was lucky enough to attend Vinocamp Lisbon. Vinocamp is a #barcamp about wine and social media. The concept was thought up and worked out by Gregoire Japiot and Anne Victoire Monrozier (aka Miss Vicky … Continue reading

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Paso Robles Wine Country and Rhone varieties

Next destination on my wonderful wine trip through California was Paso Robles. I was really excited to visit Paso as a lot of my Californian and International wine friends had been raving about the place. As soon as I drove … Continue reading

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Californian wine trip part 2: Los Olivos, Solvang and St Barbara wine country

After a few days soaking up the sun in SoCal I headed up to the Santa Barbara region to catch up with my friends Sam and Cath from 1000 corks – an excellent US wine search engine BTW – and … Continue reading

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New Zealand Annual Trade Tasting 2011

On Tuesday 11 January I went to the New Zealand Annual Trade Tasting (ATT) at Lords in London. It was the 30th Edition of the NZ London ATT and I guess New Zealand wine has come a long way in … Continue reading

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#EWBC – online marketing and brand building opportunities

From 22-26 October 2010 I participated in the #EWBC (Eureopean Wine Bloggers Conference)  – a fantastic international event organized by Gabriella and Ryan Opaz of Catavino, and Robert McIntosh of Thirst for Wine. The #EWBC was in its third year … Continue reading

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The Social Media Network

I am writing this blog post from the Rennaissance hotel in Vienna. I am here to attend the European wine Bloggers conference and to extend my network with like-minded people:). Whilst I know that attending a conference is a  more … Continue reading

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